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BY Beverly Morrison

I was diagnosed with early stage melanoma last summer. And my husband, Dennis, was diagnosed with stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma this past January.

Both of us went to MD Anderson for our cancer treatment. We choose MD Anderson because we knew that its doctors and their teams are the best in the world.

My cancer treatment was very minor compared to my husband’s, though. All I needed was a simple surgery. But without MD Anderson...

Melanoma survivor Beverly Morrison with her husband, Dennis, a non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivor

BY Krista Lusby

In 2016, my husband and I were trying to expand our family. A swollen lymph node almost derailed our plans entirely.

I’d felt the lump...

BY Ronda Wendler

When Maribeth Holzer asked her family doctor about a curious lump in her right armpit, she never suspected it was follicular lymphoma...

BY Ronda Wendler

Charles Salazar lives in New Jersey, but considers Houston his “second” home.

For four years, he and his wife, Debbie, have been traveling to Houston regularly so he can receive treatment for mantle cell lymphoma, a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, at MD Anderson.

“Sure, I could have sought care closer to home, but my wife is a nurse who knows her stuff,” he says. “As soon as I was diagnosed, she started researching where...

Charles and Debbie Salazar with their dog

BY Devon Carter

When chemotherapy and radiation fail, some adult patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma or children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia have...

BY Caroline Rose

Statistically speaking, I shouldn’t be alive today. Since being diagnosed with stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma at age 27, I’ve suffered two...

BY Kameron Kramer

In late 2014, I was diagnosed with peripheral T-cell lymphoma, a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. At the time, I had no idea what that would...

BY Lucie Easterwood

When I learned that I had non-Hodgkin lymphoma in June 2011, an acquaintance said that he knew people who’d received treatment for that disease...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

Courage. Hope. Love. Faith. Strength. Wisdom. These are a few of the gifts that our cancer survivors shared with us on Cancerwise this past...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Remaining hopeful during cancer treatment is as much an art as it is a skill. And, our cancer patients and their families demonstrate this...